The CA sets out two-stage analysis for assessing damages for pain and suffering, and clarifies approach to assessing costs of managing possible onset of medical condition attributable to injury caused by defendant.
Sentences imposed in past cases did not sufficiently deter people from breaching workplace safety rules: Justice Chan Seng Onn
The appellant brought proceedings against the respondent alleging a breach of duty by the reception staff concerning the information he was given about the time he would have to wait and the failure to assess the appellant for priority triage.
This update includes summaries of notable cases such as Bintai Kindenko Pte Ltd v Samsung C&T Corp  SGCA 39 and The Wellness Group Pte Ltd v Paris Investment Pte Ltd & Ors  SGCA 47.
In Lee Tat Development Pte Ltd v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 301  SGCA 50, the Court departed from the English position and settled a previously inconclusive area of law in Singapore.
Effective: 24 Sep 2018
Published: 05 Sep 2018
In AL Shams Global Ltd v BNP Paribas  SGHC 143, the Court held that a bank did not breach any duties in contract, tort or as a fiduciary in refusing to accept an incoming payment into the plaintiff’s customer account.
This article in the SAL Annual Review encapsulates and evaluates the 2017 decisions of the Singapore courts on tort law. It is authored by Kumaralingam Amirthalingam and Gary Chan Kok Yew.